California dreamin…

June 15th, 2008

On such a summer day? It is finally summer and I find myself craving avocados alot. Last night as I was roaming the aisles of the grocery store, pondering what to make and searching for inspiration…I kept coming back to this comfort food sandwich that my mother makes quite frequently. The combination of the creamy avocado with the juicy grilled chicken breast is delicious. So I made it last night for dinner and again for lunch today. Problem is…I still want more avocado…

A couple weeks ago, Lore of Culinarty tagged me to write a 6 word memoir. Even as I sit here poised to write it, I am uncertain of what to say….

Exuberant
Critical (mostly of myself)
Thoughtful
Happy
Curious
Lucky

I am not going to tag anyone but if you are interested…consider yourself tagged!


Mom’s California Sandwich

1 chicken breast
2 tablespoons of white worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon dried rosemary
1/4 of an avocado, sliced
1 poppy seed bun
mayo to taste and preference

1. Marinate chicken breast for at least an hour with the worcestershire sauce and rosemary.
2. Grill chicken breast.
3. Toast bun.
4. Spread bun with mayo and place slices of avocado.
5.Top with Chicken Breast and top of bun.
6. Slice and eat!

P.S. As the summer takes off, so does my life. I am finishing my job, going to Ireland on vacation, moving to Chicago and starting law school…all the while trying to find as much time to spend with my friends and family as possible. This will limit my blogging but I will post when I have a chance…just a warning, if I go quiet, it is not for lack of thinking of you all…but life is getting busy. Of course, I will continue to read your posts because really nothing goes better with my morning coffee than a slew of tempting and mouthwatering dishes…


9 Responses to “California dreamin…”

  1. VeggieGirl on June 15, 2008 3:24 pm

    I love that song by the Mamas & the Papas :0)

    Please don’t leave the blogging world!! Good luck with your hectic schedule!! :0)

  2. LyB on June 15, 2008 3:56 pm

    Oh, Ginny, I’ll miss you but I do understand, it is demanding to write regularly. Hope you have a wonderful vacation, wow, Ireland! You’ll be back with loads of ideas and recipes to try! Thanks for the sandwich, it looks fabulous. :)

  3. Manggy on June 15, 2008 9:35 pm

    Ginny, that’s 9 words! Hahaha.

    Nitpicking aside, I do wish you well on your new steps in life and hope you drop by to tell us how you’re doing every now and then. Now, enjoy the rest of your yummy sandwich!

  4. Elle on June 16, 2008 12:57 pm

    Great looking sandwich!

    Have a wonderful and safe vacation, and good luck with your move! Being busy in life is good. Will keep you in my reader and look for updates.

    Cheers!

  5. Kevin on June 16, 2008 3:52 pm

    That sandwich looks good. I have been craving avocados lately as well.

  6. Emiline on June 17, 2008 12:18 am

    Hooray for the avocado! The world’s most perfect food!
    Yum. I want a sandwich.

  7. Neen on June 17, 2008 3:42 pm

    Avocados. With one word, you have just made me feel a lot better about moving to California. And after a loooooooooong day of packing, that’s no small feat. MMmmm.

  8. Ginny on June 18, 2008 4:56 pm

    veggiegirl- thanks! I won’t! Don’t worry!

    LyB- of course! I can’t wait to go to Ireland…less than a month away! :)

    manggy- yea, i know! haha!

    elle- thank you!

    kevin- Aren’t they the best!

    emiline- make one! so easy and yummy!

    neen- haha! good luck with the move! I’m dreading mine! :)

  9. Sophie on October 7, 2008 7:23 am

    This sounds like a great Summer sandwich. Only thing is, I’d probably have to make it in the Fall since I don’t think I’ll be able to wait for the seasons to change before tasting it! It sounds so fresh and healthy. We’d love to feature your mom’s recipe on our blog and the first and only digital recipe reader. Please email sophiekiblogger@gmail.com if you’re interested. Thanks!

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